The Philippines’ Public Health Insurance Agency Is Under Investigation for Corruption in the Middle of a Pandemic
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte claims his administration is tough on corrupt officials but millions of dollars meant for universal healthcare were allegedly stolen under his watch.
In his nearly two-hour State of the Nation Address riddled with contradictions and ironies, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte laid future plans to continue to exert his power against those he considers enemies.
Duterte Personally Asked Xi Jinping for COVID-19 Vaccines, As He Praised His Own Govt’s Pandemic Approach
The Philippine President made the bold claim during his 2020 State of the Nation Address, amid growing concerns over his administration’s pandemic management and foreign policy shift towards China.
Just a day before President Rodrigo Duterte's State of the Nation Address, an office raid of a local magazine raises fears of diminishing liberties.
The incident has drawn comparisons to the police brutality George Floyd experienced, as the video shows the uniformed police officer pinning the man down by kneeling on his neck and stomach.
The coronavirus outbreak remains a universal problem across Asia, but some of the ways countries are dealing with it are very unique.
Eight Drug Lords and a Key Witness Allegedly Died of COVID in a Philippine Prison. Now Everyone Wants Proof.
The suspicious combination of rushed cremations, a lack of death certificates, and, perhaps most crucially, a lack of trust in public officials have caused some to suspect foul play.
In a Win for Duterte, the Philippine Congress Officially Shut Down the Country’s Largest News Network
President Rodrigo Duterte had repeatedly stated that he had a personal grudge against the network.
Filipinos are calling on their compatriots to #OustDuterteNow, as many continue to protest against the new law over fears it could be used to charge government critics as terrorists.
After years of police successfully claiming "self-defense" as bodies piled up in the country's bloody drug war, will the same rationale work when the victims are on-duty intelligence officers?
“This should be a significant reminder as to why Pride isn't just mere celebration, but rather a protest. Pride has and always will be a protest.”
How ‘Locker Room Talk’ at a Cookie Company Helped Fuel a Movement Against Toxic Masculinity in the Philippines
Filipino women are speaking up against the casual misogyny men engage in behind closed doors, calling out lewd talk for what it really is—a stepping stone to sexual abuse.